Margaret Hayes

Associate

Margaret is a seasoned litigator who has handled a wide range of complex cases in state and federal courts, both as in-house and outside counsel. Her experience encompasses all aspects of civil litigation and includes assisting clients with internal investigations and compliance issues, handling mediations and arbitrations, arguing dispositive and evidentiary motions, and conducting trials.

When she’s not practicing law, you can find Margaret teaching fitness classes, attending live music, or curating playlists. She’s an early riser who loves to work out and take walks along the lake. Her personal credo is inspired by the words of Maya Angelou: “We are only as blind as we want to be.”

Associations

Illinois State Bar Association

Chicago Bar Association

American Bar Association, Consumer Financial Services Committee

Conference on Consumer Finance Law

Mortgage Bankers Association

Receivables Management Association

Illinois Bankers Association

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Contact Margaret

(312) 279-8547 DIRECT

(312) 939-0983 FAX

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Did You Know

Margaret admires Beyoncé for her wildly successful musical career and her impactful philanthropy.

Her guilty pleasure is watching the Real Housewives of [pick any locale].

She has 42 first cousins.

Margaret dreams of someday hiking Machu Pichu and Rainbow Mountain.

She’s dabbled in several foreign languages and hopes to one day master Spanish or Italian.

Education

The University of Notre Dame Law SchoolJ.D. (2015)

College of the Holy CrossB.A. (2011)

Admissions

State of Illinois

U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois